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  • HERstories Group exhibition at Bonner Kunstverein with Rita McBride, Anne Pöhlmann and Diango Hernández

    Monika Baer  / Rita Mcbride / Marlene Dumas / Melissa Gordon / Petra Maitz / Anne Pöhlmann / Spartacus Chetwynd / Katharina Sieverding / Christian Falsnaes / Marianne Wex / Diango Hernández / Friederike Tebbe / Nicolas Party / Miriam Cahn / Suse Weber / Charlotte Salomon For the exhibition commemorating its 50th anniversary, the…

  • Colorful Serendipity for a School’s Sculpture By Allan Kozinn for The New York Times

    By ALLAN KOZINN The New York Times Published: April 26, 2013   It may not be in quite the same league as finding the remains of Richard III under a parking lot in Leicester, or fragments of Chinese pottery dating back 20,000 years. But last week the discovery of a thousand or more shards of…

  • Rita McBride lonelyfingers Sunday conversations programme at Museum Abteiberg

    Public Finds: Middle Manager Hide and Seek (56 stanzas on the mitigating circumstances surrounding the secret life of middle managers in our cities) Rita McBride plays a visual and verbal game of hide and seek while investigating the mysterious properties of system management control boxes on the street. Sunday, April 21st, 4:00 pm Museum Abteiberg…

  • Konversationsstücke A lonelyfingers Finds collection

    By: Daniel Barroca / Jay Batlle / Jarosław Fliciński / Jessica Gispert / Manuel Graf / Owen Gump / Diango Hernández / Rita McBride / Anne Pöhlmann / Glen Rubsamen / Tom Sloan / Monika Stricker We can certainly live without objects, but it is unclear if we would be able to remember without having…

  • photo: Jay Batlle

    Pussy Riot A lonelyfingers Finds collection

    Riots improved a bit since the assassination of Julius Caesar. As you probably know that day of 44 BC in Rome an incensed mob took firebrands from the pyre and attacked the houses of Brutus and Cassius, as well as killing Helvius Cinna… Riots and Non-Violence Resistance Protests (NVR) only share few behaviour patterns; they…

  • Oferta pública / Public Tender Rita McBride publication with contributions of Anne Pöhlmann / Bartomeu Marí / Luis Fernández-Galiano / Mark Wigley

    Oferta pública / Public Tender carefully documents the unique role of architecture in the contemporary art museum. Part muse, part public monument, MACBA is captured in a photographic exposé by Anne Pöhlmann, as it prepares for exhibitions over the year leading up to the deliberate archaeological rediscovery of Meier’s original design intentions of 1995 and…

  • Rita McBride

    1960 Born in Des Moines, Iowa. Lives and works in Dusseldorf and New York. 1982 Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. B.A. 1987 California Institute of the Arts, Valencia. M.F.A. Educated in the United States but based in Germany, Rita McBride is a professor at the prestigious Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Her work explores the production of public…

  • Public Tender Rita McBride at MACBA, Barcelona

    Rita McBride began working in the mid-eighties, a period in which sculptural language was undergoing a process of redefinition. The legacy of Minimal sculpture and the overcoming of institutional critique (which had started in the mid-sixties with artists such as Marcel Broodthaers and Daniel Buren in Europe and Michael Asher and Hans Haacke in the…

  • photo: Anne Pöhlmann

    Milk Can Escape A lonelyfingers Finds collection

    In 1901, Harry Houdini introduced his own trademark, the Milk Can Escape. In this act, Houdini was handcuffed and sealed inside an over-sized milk can filled with water and make his escape behind a curtain. To represent the heightened drama, Houdini invited members of the audience to hold their breath for the duration of the…